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Compliance Lawyer

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Compliance Lawyer
The candidate will report to a Senior Compliance Lawyer and Head of Compliance US and will liaise with Global Compliance Lawyers, Compliance Analysts, firm partners, and other personnel. Will advise partners, attorneys and the Global Compliance Team regarding the identification and resolution of potential conflicts of interests, including the relevant legal and ethical considerations and commercial concerns. Collaborate with a team of analysts to ensure consistent workflow and timely production, which includes specifically supervising the workflows and work products of at least two Compliance Analysts. Interact with all levels of firm Management to resolve potential conflict of interest issues or commercial concerns in the context of new matter intake, lateral hires, business development, and practice development projects. Drive any conflict issues to full resolution and manage a docket of between 15 and 30 outstanding conflict matters at any given time. Assist with training, enforcement and other issues related to Norton Rose Fulbright’s Global Practice Standards addressing stock and share dealings, external appointments, prohibitions on bribery, corruption and discrimination, economic sanctions, anti-money laundering requirements, and (to some extent) cyber security considerations. Liaise and interact with the Compliance Teams in various regions on a daily basis. Analyze conflict issues surrounding directorships and trusteeships in order to maintain databases. Review client relationship letters to identify contractual obligations to consider in the resolution of conflicts. Deal with questions and concerns related to our policies related to share dealing.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be licensed to practice law in one or more States in which firm has an office (particularly Texas, New York, California, and the District of Columbia). Experience working as an attorney is essential. Must have strong written and oral communication skills and experience operating in a multi-cultural environment. Should be fully familiar with a lawyer’s duties regarding confidentiality, privilege and client care. Prior supervisory experience is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Fulbright Tower
1301 McKinney , Suite 5100
Houston, TX 77010-3095

Review:

"Family Oriented Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Consider hiring more secretaries and paralegals. The firm would run so much smoother with just a few more of each.

Pros : This firm really seems to care about the employees. They host a ton of fun events and gatherings, and are incredibly flexible when it comes to time off for family related matters.
Cons : There doesn't seem to be enough support staff to keep things running efficiently. Secretaries are always behind and paralegals are sometimes nowhere to be found.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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